Speak O Lord

Speak, O Lord, Thy voice obeying

Author: Ida L. Reed
Tune: [Speak O Lord Thy voice obeying]
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1 Speak O Lord Thy voice obeying,
I will Thy commandments keep,
I will follow where Thou leadest,
Tho’ the path be dark and steep.

Speak O Lord Thy servant heareth,
And I wait to do Thy will,
Gladly I for Thee would labor,
Would my task of love fulfill.

2 Speak O Lord behold I’m standing,
Waiting at Thy holy throne,
Thou hast only to command me,
Henceforth I am all Thine own. [Refrain]

3 Speak and I Thy voice obeying,
Gladly will Thy precepts keep,
They will save my steps from straying,
When temptations o’er me sweep. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 2 #247

Author: Ida L. Reed

Ida Lilliard Reed, 1865-1951 Born: November 30, 1865, near Ar­den, Bar­bour Coun­ty, West Vir­gin­ia. Died: Ju­ly 8, 1951, Ar­den, West Vir­gin­ia. Buried: Eb­e­nez­er Meth­odi­st Church, Ar­den, West Vir­gin­ia. Reed is said to have writ­ten 2,000 hymns in her life­time. In 1939, the Amer­i­can So­ci­e­ty of Com­pos­ers, Au­thors and Pub­lish­ers re­cog­nized her "sub­stan­tial con­tri­bu­tion to Amer­i­can mu­sic" by award­ing her a small "week­ly bo­nus." © The Cyber Hymnal™ (www.hymntime.com/tch) Go to person page >

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First Line: Speak, O Lord, Thy voice obeying
Title: Speak O Lord
Author: Ida L. Reed
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


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Crowning Day No. 2 #247

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